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Einstein's clocks and Poincaré's maps

Author: Peter Galison
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Only a century ago Europe had a huge number of local time zones and no proper system of synchronizing them, creating chaos for transport and communications. This study explores the stories of two men  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Henri Poincaré; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Henri Poincaré
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Galison
ISBN: 034079447X 9780340794470
OCLC Number: 51528706
Description: 192 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Peter Galison.

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